A series of trials run in Victorian hospitals over three years reveal that simple, low-cost behavioural interventions could help reduce the risk of avoidable medical errors.
Nurses' submissions to the ongoing Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety call for better nurse-to-resident ratios.
Paramedics are the 'forgotten profession' within health care, and are not receiving enough help to overcome psychological injuries caused by their work.
Within two weeks of a conviction for similar behaviour, a counsellor again alleged he was a 'psychologist'.
A new study has found that, despite humans having hundreds of facial expressions, only 35 are universally recognised.
Collaboration is a word that is often used but not often enough put into practice.
The Independent Hospital Pricing Authority (IHPA) has released the first public consultation paper on the Development of the Australian Mental Health Care Classification.
Details of the new Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP), which begins on 1 July 2015 have been announced by the Australian Government.
Living with dementia in retirement villages will be looked into for the first time with Alzheimer’s Australia NSW conducting a research project on whether people with dementia are well-supported in a village environment.
The Southern Adelaide Health Alliance (SAHA) has launched its second round of projects which will focus on cancer survivorship, wound management and allergy services.
After nearly two years in the making the Aged Care Industry IT Council’s (ACIITC) Information and communications technology vision for the industry was recently launched by Minister for Social Services Kevin Andrews. The event was very well attended with close to 90 representatives from industry, bureaucracy and federal parliamentarians.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Leaders from across Australia say the co-payment is against the principles of health equity outlined in the Statement of Intent to Close the Gap in Indigenous Health Outcomes.